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Re: Release-critical Bugreport for June 16, 2000



On Fri, Jun 16, 2000 at 05:15:08AM -0500, BugScan reporter wrote:
> Bug stamp-out list for Jun 16 05:13 (CST)
[...]
> Package: task-x-window-system (debian/main)
> Maintainer: Branden Robinson <branden@debian.org>
>   65647  XF86Setup does not run w/SiS6326 video cards!

[this should be reassigned to xserver-vga16]

Wichert and I have talked about this one but have not reached a resolution.
The best fix may simply be a note in the Release Notes that SiS 6326 users
should not attempt to use the VGA16 server.  This bug may be a candidate
for downgrading.

> Package: xfree86-common (debian/main)
> Maintainer: Branden Robinson <branden@debian.org>
>   64943  xfree86-common: system X resources are not loaded anymore
> [STRATEGY] Branden has a fix in place and ready to go for -8.
> 
> Package: xfs (debian/main)
> Maintainer: Branden Robinson <branden@debian.org>
>   64925  xfs: dies after serving fonts on Alpha
> [HELP] Branden: "I need help reproducing this on any arch, including Alpha. 
> Please help.  I'll check now to see if the Alpha autobuilder has gotten to X
> yet; if not I'll build it on lully and make the unstripped xfs binary
> available for download at the X Strike Force.  gdb can be used to run xfs
> and trace its execution path and hopefully track down the problem.  I
> suspect this isn't an upstream issue because we have done some things to our
> xfs."

No progress has been made on this and no one else has reproduced it.  I
think it may therefore be a candidate for downgrading.

> Package: xserver-common (debian/main)
> Maintainer: Branden Robinson <branden@debian.org>
>   65481  xserver: local socket sniff exploit

I have fix in place and ready to go for -8, which I expect to release this
evening.

> Package: xserver-mach64 (debian/main)
> Maintainer: Branden Robinson <branden@debian.org>
>   64952  xserver-mach64: /dev/fb symlink created wrongly
> [STRATEGY] Branden has a fix in place and ready to go for -8.
>   64957  xserver-mach64: ATI Rage Pro LT display flickers horribly [UPSTREAM] [PATCH]
> [STRATEGY] Branden will be applying this patch to -8.

This patch has been applied to -8.

> Package: xserver-xsun (debian/main)
> Maintainer: Branden Robinson <branden@debian.org>
>   65150  xserver-xsun: needs /dev/fb -> /dev/fb0 symlink

This is fixed in -8.

> Package: xterm (debian/main)
> Maintainer: Branden Robinson <branden@debian.org>
>   65228  xterm: vulnerable to DoS [UPSTREAM]
> [STRATEGY] Branden has a fix in place and ready to go for -8.

-- 
G. Branden Robinson            |    Men use thought only to justify their
Debian GNU/Linux               |    wrong doings, and speech only to conceal
branden@ecn.purdue.edu         |    their thoughts.
roger.ecn.purdue.edu/~branden/ |    -- Voltaire

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